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Body weight perception, disordered weight control behaviors, and depressive symptoms among Korean adults: The Korea National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey 2014

. Investigation: Yongjoo Kim, S. Bryn Austin, S. V. Subramanian, Ichiro Kawachi. Methodology: Yongjoo Kim, S. V. Subramanian. Supervision: S. Bryn Austin, S. V. Subramanian, Ichiro Kawachi. Validation: Yongjoo Kim ... , S. Bryn Austin, S. V. Subramanian, Ichiro Kawachi. Writing ± original draft: Yongjoo Kim. Writing ± review & editing: Yongjoo Kim, S. Bryn Austin, S. V. Subramanian, Ichiro Kawachi. 16 / 20 6

The Cardiometabolic Burden of Self-Perceived Obesity: A Multilevel Analysis of a Nationally Representative Sample of Korean Adults

. Chan School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USAYongjoo Kim, S. Bryn Austin, S V Subramanian & Ichiro KawachiDivision of Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine, Boston Children’s Hospital, Boston ... V Subramanian in:Nature Research journals • PubMed • Google Scholar Search for Ichiro Kawachi in:Nature Research journals • PubMed • Google Scholar Contributions Y.K. conceived the study design

Socioeconomic inequalities in the prevalence of biomarkers of cardio-metabolic disease in South Korea: Comparison of the Health Examinees Study to a nationally representative survey

like to thank the participants and all members of the HEXA Study Group. 10 / 13 Author Contributions Conceptualization: Sujin Kim, S. V. Subramanian. Formal analysis: Sujin Kim. Project ... administration: Jongho Heo. Supervision: Juhwan Oh, S. V. Subramanian. Writing ± original draft: Sujin Kim. Writing ± review & editing: Juhwan Oh, Jongho Heo, Hwa-Young Lee, Jong-Koo Lee, Daehee Kang. 11 / 13

Educational inequalities in self-rated health across US states and European countries

Objectives The US shows a distinct health disadvantage when compared to other high-income nations. A potential lever to reduce this disadvantage is to improve the health situation of lower socioeconomic groups. Our objective is to explore how the considerable within-US variation in health inequalities compares to the health inequalities across other Western countries. Methods...

Moving beyond a maternal perspective to child survival

Moving Beyond a Maternal Perspective to Child Survival S V SUBRAMANIAN 0 DANIEL J CORSI 0 Ottawa Hospital Research Institute , Canada INDIAN PEDIATRICS - Naccounts for the largest share of the

A novel surveillance approach for disaster mental health

Background Disasters have substantial consequences for population mental health. Social media data present an opportunity for mental health surveillance after disasters to help identify areas of mental health needs. We aimed to 1) identify specific basic emotions from Twitter for the greater New York City area during Hurricane Sandy, which made landfall on October 29, 2012, and...

Risk of mortality during and after the 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami among older coastal residents

., Subramanian, S. V. & Katsunori, K. In Global Perspectives on Social Capital and Health (eds I. Kawachi, S. Takao, & S. V. Subramanian) Ch. 7, 167–187 (Springer, 2013). 58. Aldrich, D. P. In Building resilience ... Avenue, Boston, Massachusetts, 02115, USAHiroyuki Hikichi, S. V. Subramanian & Ichiro KawachiCancer Control Center, Osaka International Cancer Institute, 1-69, Ohtemae 3-Chome, Chuo-ku,, Osaka, 541-8567

Moving Beyond “Food Deserts”: Reorienting United States Policies to Reduce Disparities in Diet Quality

Jason Block and S. V. Subramanian explore avenues for improving the health of Americans through reducing dietary inequalities and look at whether concern over "food deserts" has been taken too far.

Quantifying the foodscape: A systematic review and meta-analysis of the validity of commercially available business data

This paper reviews studies of the validity of commercially available business (CAB) data on food establishments (“the foodscape”), offering a meta-analysis of characteristics associated with CAB quality and a case study evaluating the performance of commonly-used validity indicators describing the foodscape. Existing validation studies report a broad range in CAB data quality...

County Poverty Concentration and Disparities in Unintentional Injury Deaths: A Fourteen-Year Analysis of 1.6 Million U.S. Fatalities

Unintentional injury is the fourth leading cause of death in the United States, and mortality due to injury has risen over the past decade. The social determinants behind these rising trends have not been well documented. This study examines the relationship between county-level poverty and unintentional injury mortality in the United States from 1999–2012. Complete annual...

Are There Spillover Effects from the GI Bill? The Mental Health of Wives of Korean War Veterans

Background The Korean War GI Bill provided economic benefits for veterans, thereby potentially improving their health outcomes. However potential spillover effects on veteran wives have not been evaluated. Methods Data from wives of veterans eligible for the Korean War GI Bill (N = 128) and wives of non-veterans (N = 224) from the Health and Retirement Study were matched on race...

Secular Trends in Menarcheal Age in India-Evidence from the Indian Human Development Survey

Background Evidence from a number of countries in Europe and North America point towards the secular declining trend in menarcheal age with considerable spatial variations over the past two centuries. Similar trends were reported in several developing countries from Asia, Africa and Latin America. However, data corroborating any secular trend in the menarcheal age of the Indian...

Maternal Clinical Diagnoses and Hospital Variation in the Risk of Cesarean Delivery: Analyses of a National US Hospital Discharge Database

. Arcaya 0 S. V. Subramanian 0 Gordon C. Smith, Cambridge University, United Kingdom 0 1 Division of Health Policy and Management, University of Minnesota School of Public Health , Minneapolis , Minnesota

Household and School-Level Influences on Smoking Behavior among Korean Adolescents: A Multilevel Analysis

Background Trends in adolescent smoking rates in South Korea have not shown substantial progress due to a lack of effective anti-smoking interventions and policies in school settings. Methods and Findings We examined individual- and school-level determinants of adolescent smoking behavior (ever smoking, current smoking, and daily smoking) using the nationally representative fifth...

Structure–Property–Fracture Mechanism Correlation in Heat-Affected Zone of X100 Ferrite−Bainite Pipeline Steel

Structural performance of a weld joint primarily depends on the microstructural characteristics of heat-affected zone (HAZ). In this regard, the HAZ in X100 ferrite−bainite pipeline steel was studied by separating the HAZ into intercritically reheated coarse-grained (ICCG) HAZ containing and non-containing regions. These two regions were individually evaluated for Charpy impact...

Social and Geographical Inequalities in Suicide in Japan from 1975 through 2005: A Census-Based Longitudinal Analysis

, primarily among men, since 1995. - Funding: A part of this research was supported by a Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research, Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, Japan. Dr. S. V ... . Subramanian was supported by a Robert Wood Johnson Investigator Award in Health Policy Research and by a career development award from the National Institutes of Health (NHLBI K25 HL081275). The funders had no

Geographic Variability in the Association between Socioeconomic Status and BMI in the USA and Canada

Objective Reported associations between socioeconomic status (SES) and obesity are inconsistent depending on gender and geographic location. Globally, these inconsistent observations may hide a variation in the contextual effect on individuals' risk of obesity for subgroups of the population. This study explored the regional variability in the association between SES and BMI in...

Addictive Internet Use among Korean Adolescents: A National Survey

Background A psychological disorder called ‘Internet addiction’ has newly emerged along with a dramatic increase of worldwide Internet use. However, few studies have used population-level samples nor taken into account contextual factors on Internet addiction. Methods and Findings We identified 57,857 middle and high school students (13–18 year olds) from a Korean nationally...

Perceptions of Neighborhood Safety and Asthma among Children and Adolescents in Los Angeles: A Multilevel Analysis

Background Research examining the impact of neighborhoods on asthma has shown an increased interest in the role of the psychosocial environment. We examined the associations between various measures of neighborhood safety, individual and family characteristics, and asthma outcomes among children in Los Angeles. Methods Multilevel logistic regression models were used to analyze...